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All prices are per person and, if lodging is a component of the package, based upon two people traveling together (unless otherwise noted). See "What's Included" and "What's Not" for details about associated taxes and fees and "Complete Details" for information about travel restrictions and, if available, trip add-ons like sightseeing tours and meal plans. Base-prices, taxes and fees can vary based on point of departure and time of travel.

Destination: Iceland
Provider: IcelandAir (tel. 800/779-2899; www.icelandair.com)
Base Price: $549 per person
Duration: Three nights
Additional Fees: $100 t0 $180
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, daily breakfast, and hotel service taxes.
When: Through November.
What's Not Included: Departure fees, security tax, and airplane fuel surcharges.
Deadline: Today, October 21.
Why this is a Deal: Save 35% off prices on this package from other travel periods
Complete Details: Leaving from Boston or the New York area, flights for this package are on IcelandAir. Hotel accommodations are in the Hilton Reykjavik Nordica, a business-minded hotel located in the financial district not far from the outdoor park named Lagurdaler. The city's nightlife area is a short taxi ride away, and the hotel has a popular restaurant and bar.

Destination: South Africa
Provider: South African Airways Vacations and Lion World Tours (tel. 800/722-9675; www.flysaavacations.com)
Base Price: $1,999
Duration: Nine days/six nights
Additional Fees: $185
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, in-country transportation, some meals, some sightseeing, safari tours, and fuel surcharges.
When: December 1 to 15.
What's Not Included: Security fees, departure tax, and guide and driver gratuities.
Deadline: Book as soon as possible to ensure availability
Why this is a Deal: Save from $600 to $1,000 based on similar itineraries.
Complete Details: Departing out of New York or Washington, D.C. on South African Airways, this package includes accommodation at deluxe hotels for affordable prices. Accommodations are at the Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa in Cape Town and either the Jackalberry Lodge in the Thornybush Private Game Reserve or Royal Legend Lodge in The Timbavati Reserve for the three-day two-night safari portion of the trip. Transportation from Cape Town to Johannesburg is included in the price of the trip, as are all meals while on safari.

Destination: Sorrento, Italy
Provider: Donna Franca (tel. 800/225-6290; www.donnafranca.com)
Base Price: $549
Duration: Six nights/five days
Additional Fees: $245
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, daily breakfast, and hotel taxes and gratuities.
When: November 1, 2008 to March 30, 2009
What's Not Included: Security fees, departure tax, and fuel surcharges.
Deadline: No detailed deadline given but booking six weeks in advance is suggested to ensure availability.
Why this is a Deal: Save approximately $450 over booking this deal independently.
Complete Details: With flights on Alitalia Airlines leaving from New York-Newark or Washington, D.C., this package deal comes from an established Italy specialist. This trip to Sorrento puts travelers up at the Hotel Gardenia and includes daily breakfast. No sightseeing is included, leaving time for travelers to choose how they want to spend their time in Italy.

Destination: Paris
Provider: Mama Shelter (tel. +33 1 43 48 48 48; www.mamashelter.com)
Base Price: $106.17 per night
Duration: One night or more
Additional Fees: $22
What's Included: Accommodations, free Wi-Fi on in-room iMacs, and skin care amenities from Kiehls.
When: No range given, but you most likely won't be able to book during high season.
What's Not Included: Hotel tax and service charges.
Deadline: No deadline given but rates could change so it's advised to lock them in now
Why this is a Deal: This is the lowest price you'll probably ever pay to a stay in a hotel designed by interior design legend Philippe Starck.
Complete Details: Founded by the Trigano family (the same people who started Club Med), Mama Shelter is a high-design concept boutique hotel located in Paris's 20th Arrondisement. Close to Cemetaire Pere La Chaise and across the street from a popular music venue called La Fleche d'Or, Mama Shelter aims to deliver you to a real Paris full of Parisians and international travelers seeking style and substance in an emerging and historic neighborhood.

Destination: Brazil
Provider: Gate One Travel (tel. 800/682-3333; www.gate1travel.com)
Base Price: $1,059
Duration: Six nights/eight days
Additional Fees: $165
What's Included: Airfare, accommodations, daily breakfast, intra-Brazil travel, and airline fuel surcharges.
When: November 23
What's Not Included: Security fees and departure tax.
Deadline: Book as soon as possible to ensure availability
Why this is a Deal: This Thanksgiving trip comes to $176.50 per night with airfare -- lower than non-holiday package prices
Complete Details: Dividing time between Rio de Janeiro and Salvador de Bahia, this holiday package deal includes flights out of Miami. Hotels included at the budget level are the Savoy Othon Travel Hotel and Bahia Othon Palace Hotel. The Savoy Othon is two blocks from the beach in Copacabana while the Bahia Othon Palace Hotel is in the popular Ondina Beach in Salvador.